Archief voor October 2011

During the Living Sensible weeks, Hardwarestore Gamma gives away Lego at a spending of € 50,-

For this campaign they produced a cool commercial featuring kids building with lego.
Later on, the kids take a lunch break during which they are behaving as typical little construction workers.
The ad is in Dutch, but I think you’ll get the idea. Enjoy!

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Bart Smit and Intertoys are offering  a 10% discounts and free shipping for all their Lego sets until october 30th. While ToysXL stunts with buys 3, pay 2 for Lego.
Nice timing, a month before the holidays and during the autumn holidays.

So where to get the most out of your Lego discounts? Time for a comparisment with 3 high priced sets:
7965 Millennium Falcon, 7962 Anakin’s & Sebulba’s Podracers and 7961 Darth Maul’s Sith Infiltrator

Sets priced by S@H:
7965  € 159,99
7962 € 99,99
7961  € 74,99
Total: € 334,97

Bart Smit:
7965 (€ 159,99, € 149,99) 10% discount: € 134,99
7962 (€ 109,99, € 99,99) 10% discount: € 89,99
7961 (€ 79,99) 10% discount: € 71,99
Total: € 296,97

7965 (€ 159,99, € 149,99) 10% discount: € 134,99
7962 (€ 109,99, € 99,99) 10% discount: € 89,99
7961 (€ 74,99) 10% discount: € 67,49
Total: € 292,47

7965 € 159,99
7962 € 99,99
7961 € 74,99 (third set for free)
Total: € 259,98

Despite their sales and discounts, they still can’t beat Tanstoys with their regular prices:
7965 € 120,50
7962 € 77,75
7961 € 52,95
Total: € 251,20


Thanks to German Toystore Spielwaren-Hegmannl we got a look at some of Lego’s releases for their Star Wars sets in 2012.
I already know of which sets I’ll buy a dozen.

Battle pack
Elite Clone Trooper and Commando droid
ARC Trooper
ARF Trooper
Commando Droid
I am not into buying Clone Wars sets, however awesome the animation series is, So i’ll let this one pass. Read story

Iron Man, the incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America and Black Widow in one big movie crossover!
nuff’ said
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Marvel’s The Avengers is the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner with Samuel L. Jackson and Tom Hiddleston, directed by Joss Whedon, Marvel’s The Avengers will be released May 4, 2012.

Sony’s new PlayStation 3 promotion short features most heroes from Playstation’s games.
The heroes discusses important moments in their lives thanx to…

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The members of OneLUG build the Lord of the Ring’s tower of Isengard in astonishing proportions. They have actually build the movie verion of the battle of the Last March of the Ents in minifig scale consisting of 23 Ents and 100+ Orcs.

The display is 2,5 meters in diameter. That’s 305 Lego studs and more than 2 meter tall (228 Lego bricks).
Brick count on this model is around the 22.000 and weighs 66 kg.
The tower itself is based on a lego building technique called SNOT (studs not on top), giving the building a smooth like Read story